Are you interested in uncovering patterns across vast amount of textual information? Come to this workshop to learn about distant reading techniques that address word count and location. Attendees will get hands-on experience exploring entry level tools such as Google Ngram, Voyant and AntConc.
Part Two of this workshop series will introduce more complex concepts such as named entity recognition, sentiment analysis and topic modelling. Participants will explore tools such as Lexos, NER and Topic Modelling Tool.
Please bring a laptop for your own use during the workshop with Stanford Named Entity Recognizer and Topic Modelling Tool installed.
Please note: All software installation must be done before the workshop, please ensure that you followed any account creation or software installation instructions. Out of courtesy to the class we will not be able to troubleshoot software set up during class time.